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Yesterday was another beautiful day which led to more great times. Constantino, Paulo, and I got a late start due to our late night last night but decided to head to Pelourinho... Again. This time I finally got there on a beautiful day; perfect for being a tourist and taking pictures. When we first got there, there was a celebration for some anniversary of some Brazilian war. Not sure of the history on this, but ...
... 2.25 reais. So that's a lot cheaper than at home. We talked a lot about how different things are reallt expensive here, and some things that are cheaper here are expensive in the US. For example, I brought Nati some mascara, because it's apparently better than the Brazilian mascara, but also cheaper. And I brought Aussie shampoo because it's like 20 reais and apparently also better than Brazilian shampoo. There are a lot of things, beauty produts especially, that I ...
... have never seen such a spectacle in my entire life and either they were just pretending or there is some freaky freakin stuff going on in this world that I don't know about. Let me tell you how this event went down.
A) We walk up to a community center in our completely white outfits and are split into guys and girls and told where to sit accordingly. Cool.
B) The place is completely packed so we stand by the entrance. Still cool.
C) Before I even got ...
... expensive...there was something suspicious on that...so I didn't buy the milk. I suspect they sell it later...
In the afternoon, I was walking to the beach and heard my name. The first time I thought it couldn't be to me, but the second I looked, and saw my argentinian boys!! They had travelled to Salvador to get their flight back to Buenos Aires that night!
I spend the two next days with 3 guys from Barcelona, one from Argentina, ...
... 20 and are aged from 50 to 108 years old. Can you imagine it, 108 years old freedom fighters still active and working on a daily basis to preserve the culture and freedom of African people? Brazil is truly unique in this respect, and this is the reason that Cachoeira holds a special place in the heart of Africans in Bahia and Brazil in general.
Brother Valmir spoke with an emotion that demonstrated that he was living the life and had a deep knowledge ...